Founder and Creator of Curl Queen by Naivasha Intl, Nai’vasha is globally recognized as one of the most sought after hairstylist in the world, renowned for her original and beautifully creative work with natural hair. Her work spans red carpets in Los Angeles, New York, London, Paris, Milan, Nigeria and beyond with top tier talents including Tracee Ellis Ross, Alicia Keys, Wanda Sykes, Aurora James, Lupita Nyong’o, Serena Williams, Storm Reid, Janet Mock, Elaine Welteroth, Yara Shahidi, Sasha Lane, Logan Browning, and Simone Biles. Nai’Vasha’s midas touch fills the pages of some of the industry’s most revered entertainment and fashion publications including Vogue, Vanity Fair, Marie Claire, ELLE, W, Harper’s Bazaar, and Allure. Through her collaborations with photographers such as Annie Liebovitz, Scott Trindle, Yelena Yemchuk, Nagi Sakai, Bruce Weber, Bjorn Ioss, and Renell Medrano she has shifted the standards of beauty for both women and men with natural hair.
THE CURL QUEEN
ELLE named her a 2020 Beauty Genius, Essence deemed her hairstylist of the year and she sits on an esteemed list of prominent artists in Vogue’s Class of 2020 Beauty Pros. Her work can also be seen in major global campaigns, where she has led the creative direction for hair for clients including Brother Vellies, XKarla x Eddie Bauer, Aerie, Fear of God, Prada, Chanel, Ugg, Shiseido, Coach, Google, Bloomingdale’s, Fendi, Tory Burch, and Tiffany & Co.
Today, Naivasha divides her time between nurturing her family, working with clients, and devoting her time reimagining curls through her innovative brand...Curl Queen by Naivasha Intl.